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Intergovernmental 9th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia

2 December 2015

In November, governments from across Asia met at the 9th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum to discuss and map improved resilience. The Conference was themed ‘Building Safe, Smart, Low-Carbon and Resilient Cities in Asia'.

Rapid motorization across Asia means that most Asian cities face traffic congestion, air pollution and high rates of traffic crashes which affect the economic and social development of the country.

Asia Pacific Road Safety 2015 in summary

18 May 2015

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) and FIA Foundation partnered to organize Asia Pacific Road Safety 2015 held from 28-30 April in Manila, Philippines.

The seminar saw 186 road safety experts, practitioners, business representatives and senior government officials from all over the region and the world attend a full agenda of workshops, discussions and keynote addresses.

Wrap Up: GRSP Asia Seminar 2013 - Targeting Vulnerable Road Users

24 April 2013

Pedestrians, motorcycle, e-bike and bicycle users are the most vulnerable of all road users, accounting for half of all road traffic deaths. Fortunately, there are ways to protect these road users from harm. This year, the Global Road Safety Partnership Asia Seminar 2013 in Manila, the Philippines, hosted nearly 200 road safety experts, practitioners, business representatives and government officials from all over the world who shared ideas, initiatives and best practices to help reduce road deaths and injuries amongst vulnerable road users in the region.

“The Global Road Safety Partnership

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